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California's key climate change program aims for new life

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Mon, 07/18/2016 (All day)

In advance of a political showdown in the state Legislature, Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration made its first formal effort Tuesday to extend the life of the program central to California’s bid to combat climate change.

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Obama in Alaska: Climate-change deniers 'are on their own shrinking island'

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Thu, 09/03/2015 (All day)

President Obama started out persuasive Monday, patiently ticking off evidence of climate change during the first major speech of his three-day Alaska tour, but he ended up blunt, calling out “deniers” who would stand in the way of desperately needed change.

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Taking Oil Industry Cue, Environmentalists Drew Emissions Blueprint

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Tue, 07/08/2014 - 9:10am
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Energy

In November 2010, three combatants gathered in a sleek office here to build a carbon emissions policy that they hoped to sell to the Obama administration.

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The Coming Climate Crash

Published: 
Mon, 06/23/2014 - 7:13pm
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Energy

There is a time for weighing evidence and a time for acting. And if there’s one thing I’ve learned throughout my work in finance, government and conservation, it is to act before problems become too big to manage.

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For Ideas on How to Live Greener, Think Mobile

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Thu, 06/19/2014 - 11:10am
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SMARTPHONES and tablets may not seem to be designed with the environment in mind, being made of complex layers of plastics, metals and electronics, with chemical batteries. But apps may help you adopt environmentally sensible habits in your daily life.